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CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
will get you the and notation, if necessary. secretary panetta told us it was detainee information that was key to them finding the courier and bin laden. were you briefed by any of the analysts who tracked down bin laden? >> before the operation? >> yes. >> yes, absolutely. >> is that the information given to you, that it came from interrogation of detainees on whom eip's had been used? >> i cannot recall. they talked about the chain of collection that took place related to the information coming from the detainees. >> do you agree with secretary panetta's comments? >> senator, looking at this document from ssci, i do not know what the facts are. i really need to look at that carefully and see what cia's response is. the report called into question whether any information was unique. >> fair enough. the secretary comment's are indirect -- you told me a couple days ago when we met that the study was not objective, and it was a prosecutor's brief, written with an eye toward finding problems. you went on to say your withholding judgment until you read the response. my understanding is fro
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 10:30pm EST
should do and priority number one is to provide for the common defense. host: leon panetta has 1 foot out the door but the white house says he is not leaving yet as we await what will happen in the senate with the chuck hagel confirmation process. do you want to see that move forward? guest: i think there are real problems that lie ahead for chuck hagel in this confirmation process and people are uncomfortable with some of his past statements. i know he is the president's choice but i am not so certain that it will happen. host: are you concerned about having a defense secretary in place? you said you'd like to see some of the defense cuts haeded off? guest: i think everyone has concerns with that and they want to make sure the pentagon and military posts have strong seasoned leadership teams. regardless of having the secretary or not having one is a portent concern. -- a point of concern. you have a good strong team that will be able to manage through this process. they have seen this coming. as you would expect the military to do, they are prepared. host: new hampshire, and the pennant
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
do. priority number one is to provide for the common defense. host: defense secretary leon panetta has one foot out the door but is not leaving yet, as we await what is going to happen in the senate. the chuck hagel confirmation process -- do you want to see that move forward? guest: i think there are no problems going ahead with chuck hagel in this confirmation process. people were very uncomfortable with some of his past statements. i do not know. i know he is the president's choice. host: do you have concerns about having a new defense secretary in place as the sequestration cuts loom and you would like to see the cuts headed off? what do we do if there is no -- guest: they want to make certain our military posts like fort camp, which is in my district, have a strong leadership team, regardless of having the secretary -- not having one is a point of concern. but i think you have a good, strong team there, who will be able to manage through this process. they see this coming. as you would expect the military to do, they are prepared. host: a call from new hampshire, independent c
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
meets with the canadian foreign minister. then a military farewell for leon panetta. senator ben cardin talks to employees at the national institutes of health. >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. >> i had always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much he about the politics and intricacies of any situation. i think any woman can discuss with her husband topics of national interest. i became familiar with more than politics. >> helen taft, whose husband, william howard taft, was the only man to serve as president and supreme court justice. c-span is new original series, first ladies, image and influence. produced with the white house historical association, sees in one begins presidents' day, february 18, and 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> former president bill clinton discussed the issues of jobs, immigration, health care, and gun-control. he is introduced by maryland congressman steny hoyer. >> i understand the next speaker does not need an introduction. but then i would not have anything to say. so you know -- thank you, t
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
panetta -- leon panetta. >> former president bill clinton discussed the issues of jobs, immigration, health care, and gun control. he is introduced by steny hoyer. >> i understand the next speaker does not need an introduction. but then i would not have anything to say. so you know -- thank you, thank you, thank you. for over 20 years, bill clinton has been a determined evangelist for the american dream. the voters of this country puts him in the white house twice. not only because he understands what the american dream is all about, but because he also has a gift for explaining why our party is so committed to defending and promoting the dream. during his eight years as president, he oversaw record job growth, at 22.7 million jobs created. he also became the first president to balance the budget for years in a row. the stock market went up 226%. it went down 25% under george bush. the years of his presidency were a time when our middle-class felt secure. it was a time when our economy credences stained opportunities for more people to afford college. -- created opportunities for mo
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
, including the secretary of defense leon panetta, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff marty dempsey, army secretary john mchugh, and army chief of staff general rhey gauthier now. we are especially onerous -- general ray odierno. are specially liked to be joined by the iron horse division. we welcome you to the ranks. you may have a sense that clinton is a pretty humble guy. we just spent some time together in the oval office. he grew up in lake city, calif., population less than 100. we welcome his family, including mom and dad, tisch and gary. i hope you do not mind that we share that he was actually born at home. these days, clinton works in the oilfields of north dakota. he is a man of faith. and after more than a decade in uniform, he says the thing he looks forward to the most is just being a husband and father. in fact, this is not even the biggest event for clinton this week. because tomorrow, he and his wife, tammy, will celebrate their 13th wedding anniversary. this is probably not the intimate kind of anniversary you plant. -- planned. [laughter] but we're so glad that you are
CSPAN
Feb 16, 2013 6:00am EST
secretary gates and secretary panetta have been clear on this issue. a certain percentage of gdp that we would like our nato allies and partners to spend on their defense. that is how we constantly have this discussion. the other thing we could do, is we have to have complementary capabilities. we want to build complementary capabilities throughout with our nato allies, our other partners, our asian partners. we're really trying to focus in those areas. that is white is important to understand where where everybody is investing in where we have gaps -- why it is important to understand where everybody is investing and where we have gaps. >> let's do the last question. over here. >> thank you. retired from brookings. you mentioned that more than a million us servicemen have served in iraq and afghanistan. that is a very small percentage of the total american population. a very small percentage of you and your colleagues have borne this cost, the battle. my question is, what about national service? is that a potential solution to addressing some of your personnel cuts and having the wid
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 10:00am EST
panetta. some of our live program again noon eastern. former fdic chairman sheila bair will take part in a discussion on financial regulation live on c-span3. a bit later, the alliance for health reform host a forum on medicare policy. that get under way at 12:00 eastern live on c-span to. here on c-span live and the afternoon with the bipartisan group of former members of congress for urging action on the national debt. house speaker john boehner released a statement about pope benedict resignation. here is part of what he wrote. the prayers and gratitudes of american catholics are with pope benedict today. he displays love for the church. americans were inspired by his visit to the united states in 2008. that from the house speaker. >> as you might expect from samsung, given the breadth of products we have, smart phones, tablets, television, computers -- one of the areas we are investing a lot is the vault the screen connectivity, because we have are ready seen many people multitasking. you were on the couch watching tv, but also texting on the phone or looking at the internet on yo
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
gates and secretary panetta have been very clear on this issue, about certain percentage of g.d.p. we would like our nato allies and partners to spend on defense and that's how we constantly have this discussion. also the other thing we could do is we have to have complementary capabilities. and so what we want to build is complementary capabilities throughout -- with our neat -- nato allies, european partners, so i think that's what we're really trying to focus in those areas. that's why it's important to understand where everybody is investing and where we have gaps and where we identify those gaps, we then need to discuss and determine how are we going to fill those gaps as we go forward. >> let's do last question. go over here to peter, please. >> thank you, peter, retired from brookings. you mentioned in your opening remarks that about more than a million u.s. service men have served in iraq and afghanistan. and that's a very small percentage of the total american population, and so a very small percentage of you and your colleagues have borne this cost, the battle. my questi
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)